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Month: August 2020

Re: [trinity-users] Apt-get or aptitude to install the TDE?

From: "William Morder via trinity-users" <trinity-users@...>
Date: Mon, 3 Aug 2020 15:15:22 -0700

On Monday 03 August 2020 12:59:06 Felmon Davis wrote:
> On Sun, 2 Aug 2020, Felix Miata wrote:
> > Ken Heard composed on 2020-08-02 15:12 (UTC+0700):
> >> I note that in the instructions for installing TDE R14.0.8 say to run as
> >> root the following:
> >> apt-get update
> >> aptitude install TDE-trinity
> >> I am confused by the fact that two different installation applications
> >> are used here, apt get and aptitude. It was always my understanding that
> >> those two apps should not be mixed because they are not compatible.  I
> >> have always used apt for all the desktops I ever had including for
> >> installing TDE and never had any problem.
> >> Is aptitude better for TDE than apt? I would prefer to use apt because
> >> that is what I plan to use for installing Debian Buster on a couple of
> >> desktops in the near future.
> >
> > I quit apt-get when I discovered apt quite some years ago. For
> > installing, removing and purging since that discovery, I routinely use
> > only apt. Aptitude I use mostly for searching.
> simply would like to know what the advantage is for you in apt?
> I use apt-get from habit but out of ignorance more than anything else
> I don't know of a reason to change.

ditto - Please enlighten us.